Daily Archives: September 17, 2018

Altus Group Report Reveals Shifts in Trade Policy, Technology and Financing Are Disrupting Global Real Estate Development Industry

International trade uncertainty, widespread construction skills shortage creating perfect storm for escalating project costs; property development leaders split on potential impact of emerging technologies

TORONTO, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Altus Group Limited (“Altus Group”) (TSX: AIF), a leading provider of software, data solutions and independent advisory services to the global commercial real estate industry, today released the Altus Group Real Estate Development Trends Report, which provides an outlook of a global property development industry being hit by rapid change from disruptive market forces that did not exist a few years ago or have evolved substantially.

CP Kelco Announces 2018 Pricing Increase of Carboxymethyl Cellulose (CMC) Portfolio

ATLANTA, Sept. 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The CMC business unit of CP Kelco announced today it will increase pricing of its entire CMC product portfolio up to 10% globally, effective October 17, 2018, as contracts allow.

Everest, ID2020 and the Government of Indonesia (TNP2K Secretariat) Announce Innovative Identity and Blockchain Pilot Solution to Enhance the National LPG Subsidy Program

The pilot program, with financial support from ID2020, adds transparency and accountability with biometrics and secure transactions to the national LPG subsidy program

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Everest, the first platform to combine biometric identity with a digital wallet, announced today that it is partnering with Indonesia’s TNP2K (National Team for the Acceleration of Poverty Reduction) to conduct a pilot in selected regions to enhance the efficiency, accountability, transparency, and gender inclusivity of the National LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) Subsidy Program.

Tesla’s Musk Sued for Calling Thai Cave Rescuer Pedophile

Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, was sued for defamation on Monday for falsely suggesting that a British caver who helped save 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thailand cave in July was a pedophile and child rapist.…

Breeding plants offered to preserve Ngoc Linh ginseng

Kon Tum’s Ngoc Linh Ginseng Company on Sunday gave local farmers more than 46,000 ginseng plants to preserve and expand the product.

Farmer A Hieng of Dak Glei district said controlled breeding is crucial for rebuilding the brand.…

North Korea ready to maintain close relations with China

The North Korea-China relationship is adapting to new demands, President Kim Jong-un said while thanking Chinese President Xi Jinping for having sent Special Envoy Li Zhanshu to attend North Korea’s recent 70thanniversary celebration.…

Czech Republic’s exports to Vietnam surge 580.5 percent in July

The Czech Republic’s exports to Vietnam surged 580 percent to more than 45 million USD in July, according to the Czech Statistical Office.

The Vietnam Trade Office in the Czech Republic said that in July, Czech’s major exports to Vietnam included sound and image recording equipment and television sets worth about 40 million USD.…